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Field report: Tag Aviation Geneva (CH)

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Key facts: Waterproofing of airport areal roof

Location
Geneva (CH)
Completion
2009
Area
90 m of connections and terminations
Authorised Contractor
Piovano Etanchéite Yverdon

Tag Aviation Geneva (CH)

TAG AVIATION SA has been contributing significantly to the successful development of Geneva International Airport for many years. The construction of the new hangar for commercial aircraft and the new administrative offices of TAG AVIATION has now been completed. The gigantic building, which consists of a self-supporting steel structure, a metal scaffold and roof insulating sandwich panels by the Montana company, was completed within one year. The detail waterproofing in the upper area of the sandwich panels and at the mast penetrations was carried out using the waterproofing system Triflex ProDetail (fleece-reinforced) and
Triflex ProFibre (fibre-reinforced for all complicated and difficult to access connections). The variously designed joints and expansion joints support the dynamic and static loads of the roof, which measures over 10,000 m².

Refurbishment requirements

  • Lasting protection of the structure against damp and moisture
  • Particularly good adhesion to metal
  • Quick application
  • Waterproofing of hard-to-reach joints
  • Can be used in substrate temperatures from -5°C to +40°C
  • Meets the highest quality standards

Refurbishment steps overview

Priming with Triflex Cryl Primer 222
Waterproofing with Triflex ProDetail including Triflex Special Fleece
Finishing with Triflex Cryl Finish 205

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